TNW 142: Twitter Breach of 2020 - Apple News Audio Content, Atlas of Surveillance July 16, 2020

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Tech News Weekly (Video) * Steve Gibson joins to talk about the unprecedented Twitter hijacking scam that involves a god mode console that only certain employees have access to. * Rene Ritchie discussed how Apple News is rolling out new features that emphasize local news and audio podcast content. * A new project called the Atlas of Surveillance attempts to collect and organize surveillance sources from around the US and Dave Maass from the EFF helped spearhead it. * Twitter is rolling out new API changes for developers to have access to some features that have been exclusive to …



  • Steve Gibson joins to talk about the unprecedented Twitter hijacking scam that involves a god mode console that only certain employees have access to.
    • Rene Ritchie discussed how Apple News is rolling out new features that emphasize local news and audio podcast content.
    • A new project called the Atlas of Surveillance attempts to collect and organize surveillance sources from around the US and Dave Maass from the EFF helped spearhead it.
    • Twitter is rolling out new API changes for developers to have access to some features that have been exclusive to the official app for some time.
    • Librarians are creating digital escape rooms using Google Forms in creative ways to keep students active in learning and reading.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Steve Gibson, Rene Ritchie, and Dave Maass

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